In the Valley Health section of the Montrose Daily Press, February 7, 2020, writer Leslie Brown got a tour of TMS Solutions Montrose with Graham Trenda. Trenda is a certified TMS Technician as well as a Patient Advocate for TMS Solutions, a company treating depression with a revolutionary treatment outside the typically prescribed medications.
Here we are, creeping steadily closer to the shortest day of the year, the Winter Solstice on December 21st, the official start of winter. If you've managed to reset your daily routine (and that of your kids and pets) after the recent time change, you're doing pretty well. But what if you aren't? Well, there's a logical reason--and it's not just the start of the Christmas commercials on TV and the Christmas decor popping up in local stores.
It is not uncommon for new mothers to have a period of depression or anxiety after the birth of their child, generally referred to as the “baby blues.” This can include disruption in sleep, increase in anxiety, mood swings, crying, etc. In about 15% of cases, these symptoms become long-lasting and more severe, turning into what is clinically referred to as postpartum depression.
As I’ve mentioned before in different blog posts, anxiety and worry are comorbid, or occur together, with depression about 60% of the time. Also, as I’ve mentioned, I’ve found it interesting as a behaviorist to watch people engage in behavior over and over again that does not work, yet they continue to do it. As the punchline to one of my favorite stories goes, “If it makes you sick, why do you do it?”
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Way before HIPAA existed, counselors, psychologists, and psychiatrists were trained to protect the identity of their patients, and this certainly included testimonials. Times have changed, and patient testimonials are ubiquitous. In considering this, I think it’s due to two factors.